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Stanley Spencer

I,together with about 200 other people, went to a Gresham Lecture earlier in the week at the Museum of London given by Lord Harries,formerly Bishop of Oxford.It was called “Understanding Faith through the eyes of Stanley Spencer”.The quality of the lecture isn’t what makes me write about it.The thought it triggers relates to the challenge for the commentator on 20th C [Read More…]

Book Review: Painter Pilgrim. The Art and Life of Tristram Hillier

A short book on an individual artist who is probably not widely known beyond a narrow circle should try to sketch out the artist’s life; it should resist the temptation to be too hagiographic; and it should provide as many illustrations as possible so as to enable the reader to start forming his own views as to the importance of [Read More…]